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Is Single-Port Surgery Here to Stay?

The minimal access movement is gaining momentum, but let"s be realistic about the benefits of nearly scarless surgery.

More than 70 physicians from 15 countries committed to taking minimal access surgery to the next level gathered in Philadelphia last month for the Reduced Port Surgical Group's first annual International Symposium and Lab. They came to learn the latest in reducing incisions, ports, pain and scarring in minimally invasive surgery. The event, hosted by the husband-and-wife team of Paul Curcillo, MD, FACS, and Stephanie King, MD, of Philadelphia's Fox Chase Cancer Center, featured presentations and demonstrations from global leaders in minimally invasive general surgery, gynecology, urology, bariatrics and robotics.

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